Family: Cucurbitaceae

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Last Modified 04/29/2013

List of Cucurbitaceae Genera

References to Cucurbitaceae

  • Bates, D. M. (eds.) (1990): 1990. Biology and utilization of the Cucurbitaceae. Comstock Publ. Assoc., Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY.
  • Choate, H. A. 1940. Dormancy and germination in seeds of Echinocystis lobata. Amer. J. Bot. 27: 156-160.
  • Gerrath, J. M. 2008. Development of the axillary bud complex in Echinocystis lobata (Cucurbitaceae): interpreting the cucurbitaceous tendril. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 773-781.
  • Ghebretinsae, A. G. 2007. Relationships of cucumbers and melons unraveled: molecular phylogenetics of Cucumis and related genera (Benincaseae, Cucurbitaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 156-1266.
  • Holubowicz, R. 1992. Internal seed structure of selected vegetable species. Acta Botanica Hungarica 37: 267-277.
  • Jeffrey, C. 2005. A new system of Cucurbitaceae. Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Lenengrad) 90: 332-335.
  • Kirkbride, J. H. 1993. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). Parkway Publ., Boone, NC. , 159 pages. (ISBN 0963575201)
  • Lira, R. 1997. A cladistic analysis of the subtribe Sicyinae (Cucurbitaceae). Syst. Bot. 22: 415-425.
  • Mann, R. K. 1981. Germination and emergence of bur cucumber Sicyos angulatus. Weed Science 29: 83-86.
  • Miller, W. L. 1929. Staminate flower of Echinocystis lobata. Bot. Gaz. 88: 262-284.
  • Schaefer, H. 2009. Gourds afloat: a dated phylogeny reveals an Asian origin of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) and numerous oversea dispersal events. Proc. Roy. Soc. London Ser. B Biol. Sci. 276: 843-851.
  • Schaefer, H.; Renner, S. S. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae). Taxon 60: 122-138.
  • Silvertown, J. 1985. Survival fecundity and growth of wild cucumber Echinocystis lobata. J. Ecol. 73: 841-850. (3)
  • Silvertown, J. 1985. Survival, fecundity and growth of wild cucumber, Echinocystis lobata.
  • Smeda, R. J.; Weller, S. C. 2001. Biology and control of burcucumber. Weed Science 49: 99-105.
  • Wojciechowska, M. 2003. Endosperm degradation during seed development of Echinocystis lobata (Cucurbitaceae) as a manifestation of programmed cell death (PCD) in plants. Folia Histochemica et Cytobiologica 41: 41-50.